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Blake is of calm and collected temperament, receptive to criticism, and is a cool- headed thinker unwilling to take unnecessary risks. She relies often on her crewmates counsel for most matters, but is a fast learner and typically relies upon her own lack of experience to give her a different perspective when in conflicts. Blake will ask questions and press for more information when she feels she does not have all the answers she requires, though admittedly becomes frustrated if others refuse to provide them.
takes her job and learned mannerisms within the Shoals seriously, thoroughly believing in the rules of engagement set for the area. If irritated, she becomes cold and blunt, but if Blake is known for one thing, it’s that she hardly ever raises her voice to others. Because she spends a significant amount of time as a long [[Starfleet Ranger]], she becomes incredibly frustrated when her crew breaks what she believes to be simple rules established for operation in the [[Shoals]] (such as [[Kelrod]] discharging a phaser to stop an escalating physical conflict in a [[Ketar V]] establishment, which ultimately lands he, [[Wil Ukinix]], and their captain [[Roshanara Rahman]] in Colonial Coalition Marshals holding cells).
Blake is strict upon herself and tries her best to abide by
the social norms, rules, and laws of other cultures or colonies, even when doing so may directly contradict her duty as a Starfleet officer. This has been known to sometimes cause friction with her Starfleet crew, as she will place the requirements of a Coalition colony above that of her ship, and become perplexed when others don't choose to do the same.
surrounds herself deliberately with colour, having subscribed rather heavily into Ornaran colour psychology, and is considerably bright and charismatic when faced with relaxed social settings that don’t involve her Starfleet uniform. On duty, however, Blake is occasionally referred to the ‘doom and gloom’ character by her fellow crew and has been heard verbalizing worst-case scenarios sometimes to a point of fault, though most of her potential suggestions or outcomes leave openings for others to provide significantly better counter-proposals.
Ever since leaving Brekka in 2391, Blake considers herself a nomad. Though having technically served aboard the same vessel for four years, she struggles to set down roots, constantly finding another purpose off-ship. As such, her quarters are often sparse, and Blake is seemingly ready to take off on her next mission at a moment's notice. Despite her concern that her never-ending wandering across the galaxy to find her preverbial place may affect her children, she has yet to provide herself stability, or attach herself to one place. Curiously, however, Blake ''does'' form attachments with her fellow Starfleet officers, and seems to consistently cling to the security they (as individual people) provide. Such forms the base of her relationship with [[Zhou Tai-Sheng]].
Blake still wears three rings denoting her marriage to Sabor, her [[Vulcan]] bondmate who was killed in 2391, on her right-hand thumb, second, and fourth fingers. Though she is protective of her children and their privacy, she frequently entrusts others to watch over them when she is not
available -- such is often the case with [[Ayden Blake|Ayden]], who has had countless guardians over the last two years alone .